Piaggio Vespa Elegante

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,02,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY
Scooter Variant Piaggio Vespa Elegante
Current Status Available
Body Type Scooter
Fuel Type Petrol
Mileage 45-55 kmpl (approx.)
Price in India Piaggio Vespa Elegante is priced at INR 1.02 lakh in India (ex-showroom).
Shades Marrone Crete Senesi (Metallic Brown) and Bianco Perla (Pearl White)
Official Tagline Do You Vespa?
Vehicle Overview Vespa Elegante is a limited edition model that carries 125 cc, single cylinder engine that produces 9.76 BHP at 7500 rpm and 10.6 Nm at 6000 rpm. It weighs 114 kg and carries a 7 liter fuel tank. The engine comes mated to an automatic gearbox on the Vespa Elegante. The scooter retains the premium features like 200 mm front disc brake, aircraft derived front side arm shock absorber and dual tone alloy wheels. It rivals market leaders like Honda Activa 125, Suzuki Access 125 and Mahindra Gusto 125 in its segment.
ENGINE & GEARBOX
Engine Description 125cc, 3-valve, Aluminium cylinder head, Overhead cam & Roller Rocker Arm with MAP Sensing & Variable spark timimg management
Cooling Air Cooling
Displacement 125 cc
Maximum Power 9.76 Bhp @ 7500 rpm
Maximum Torque 10.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Number of Gears Automatic
BRAKES & TYRES
Front Brake 200mm Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake 140mm Drum
Front Tyre 90/100-10 53J
Rear Tyre 90/100-10 53J
Wheel Type 3-spoke, Silver & Black dual tone sporty alloy wheels
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
SUSPENSION & CHASSIS
Front Suspension Aircraft derived single side arm with ant-dive characteristics
Rear Suspension Dual-effect hydraulic shock absorber
Frame Monocoque steel high rigidity structure
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 1770 mm
Overall Width 690 mm
Overall Height 1140 mm
Wheelbase 1290 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 114 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 7 litres
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES
Speedometer Analog
Fuel Gauge Analog
BATTERY & LIGHTING
Pass Light
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Capacity 5Ah
Voltage 12V
Head Light Multi-focal with 35W Halogen
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

Piaggio Vespa Elegante Review

14 Jan, 2016 11:19 AM

Overview

Piaggio has unveiled the anticipated limited edition of the older Vespa VX, called as the 'Elegante'. This special edition is going to be launched in a few days. Let's discuss the scooter in detail.

Design and Style

The scooter retains its core DNA with its elegant looks and mechanical terrain. Apart from that, it has got new remarkable updates including a new 'Elegante' badge, chrome accents on the sides and chrome mirrors along with a new stylish split seat which is mounted on an opening platform that can be lifted to reveal a storage area. Its smart concept gives it an excellent ergonomics. The scooter has got a wheelbase of 1290 mm for better stability on road. Overall the scooter imparts retro looks that looks appealing.

Instrument Panel

The Elegante features an analogue instrument console that comprises a rounded speedometer and a fuel gauge. The scooter also bears low fuel and low battery indicators for the comfort of the rider. There are no tachometer and trip meter seen on the panel.

Dimensions and Fuel tank capacity

The scooter has got a length of 1770 mm, width of 690 mm and a height of 1140 mm as its dimensions along with a weight of 114 Kgs. It also features a fuel tank with a capacity of 7-litres which gives you a decent range.

Engine and Gearbox

There are no mechanical changes done to the scooter. It is powered by the same 125cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, air-cooled engine which kicks out a maximum power of 9.92 Bhp made at 7500 rpm and a maximum torque production of 10.6 Nm made at 6000 rpm. The engine is mated to a CVT transmission.

Brakes and Suspension

The Elegante comes equipped with 200 mm disc brake at its front while the 140 mm drum brakes are placed at its rear end which are quite effective. The suspension system comprises of Arm with coil spring and dual effect shock absorber at the front side and Coil spring and dual effect shock absorber at its back.

Shades and Price

The scooter is available in three attractive shades which are Pearl White with Red seats and Marrakech Brown with Beige seats. The Elegante is expected to be priced at INR 80,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) may vary.

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